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Japan’s ATLA details upcoming R&D projects

The Japan Ministry of Defense’s (MoD’s) Acquisition, Technology & Logistics Agency (ATLA) has revealed new details about some of its main research and development (R&D) projects for the coming years. ATLA officials told Jane’s...


Persistent Systems LLC to supply MANET radios to GDLS robotics

General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS) has chosen Persistent Systems LLC’s mobile ad-hoc network (MANET) technology as its commercial radio supplier for its Multi-Utility Tactical Transport (MUTT) UGVs. The MPU5 radios will provide high-speed data...


Russia ready to test extended-range Oniks missile variant

NPO Mashinostroyenia, part of Russia’s Tactical Missiles Corporation, is developing an extended-range version of the P-800 Oniks (3M55) supersonic naval cruise missile. The new variant, designated Oniks-M, will have a range of up to...


Brazil set to finalise MTC-300 cruise missile development

Avibras Indústria Aeroespacial is scheduled to complete development of the Míssil Tático de Cruzeiro (MTC-300) surface-launched tactical long-range cruise missile for the Brazilian Army in December 2020, General José Júlio Dias Barreto, project manager...


JPEO-CBRND Streamlines Organization To Meet Warfighter Needs

The Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defense (JPEO-CBRND) recently reorganized to a portfolio-based structure to focus on CBRN Protection, Medical and Sensors. These core focus areas contribute to building...


Algeria tests land-attack sub-launched missile

Algeria has acquired land-attack missiles for its two new Project 636.1 ‘Improved Kilo’-class submarines, its Ministry of National Defence (MDN) revealed on 29 September, when it said both had fired missiles against land targets...


Why Do We Need a New Smallpox Vaccine?

The FDA approved the Jynneos Smallpox and Monkeypox Vaccine last week. The live, non-replicating vaccine is made from a vaccinia virus, which is closely related to, but less harmful than, variola or […] More...


Ebola Therapy mAb114 Receives $14 million in Funding

It was annonuced on September 24th that the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) intends to provide $14 millio, as well as expertise support for the advanced development of an investigational Ebola treatment...


FDA Approve Smallpox/Monkeypox Vaccine

The FDA has approved the Jynneos vaccine by Bavarian Nordic for the prevention of Smallpox and Monkeypox in adults 18 years of age and older determined to be at high risk for these infections....


Airboss Wins DOD Contract for CBRN Overboot

AirBoss of America Corp. today announced that AirBoss Defense has been awarded an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract from the U.S. Department of Defense for the manufacture and sale of up to 600,000 pairs...

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